About Erin Halper
Erin Halper is an artist and entrepreneur, best known for her work as CEO of The Upside, an award-winning community of consultants and industry experts who thrive on challenging themselves and the status quo. Erin was born in Spartanburg, SC, attended the Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA, and earned a BBA in marketing from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Although always an artist, Erin experienced a new level of art inspiration and community in 1999 while studying abroad for a year at Parsons Paris. Erin went on to live in New York City for the next 15 years, working in private equity by day and creating art in her free time for friends, colleagues, and high-profile auctions. Today, Erin resides in Summit, NJ where she spends time building her business, raising her family and creating works of art inspired by the everyday musings of life. For the 2021 NYC Cow Parade, Erin took inspiration from the vibrant boho textiles of Tulum to create the “Good Vibes Only” cow, designed to invoke a sense of transported optimism and that perfect, Insta-worthy moment.